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Rostain Marjolaine

Marjolaine Rostain

Ph.D. candidate

Strategy and Organization

French, Marjolaine has a background in chemical engineering and a specialized master in technology and innovation management.
After four years as a director of a French cluster in bio-based materials, she has decided to come back to academic.
She is an ethnographer of work and studies the interaction between different communities of workers in industrial setting; she is interested in how workers coordinate their interactions and their daily tasks in order to find some values in their work.



2013-2019       PHD candidate at Emlyon Business School

2012-2013       Master of research in management IAE Lyon

2008-2009       Specialized master in technology and innovation management Emlyon Business School  

2004-2008       CPE Lyon (Ecole supérieure de Chimie Physique Electronique de Lyon) Engineering school in Chemistry


2012-2014 CEO, AgroComposites Entreprises, France Dijon (Cluster of 17 enterprises)

2010-2012 Project manager AgroComposites Entreprises, France Dijon

2009 Assistant product manager, Johnson and Johnson, France Dijon

2008 R&d trainee in research center, Arkema France, Lyon

2007 R&D latex department technician Dow Chemicals Germany, Rheinmunster                             

Scientific CommitteesTop

Ad-hoc Reviewer Journal of Small Business Management (2017)

Reviewer AIMS (2017)

Reviewer Academy of Management conference (Entrepreneurship division since 2013)


Academy of Management –OMT and ENT division

CRE: Research Center in Entrepreneurship

EGOS: European Group for organization studies

The Ethnography Atelier

OCE: Organization et Nouvelles Elites

Storm research center

Courses taughtTop

Innovation Management-Specialized master “Innovation and Technology management” Emlyon Business School

Managing sustainable development-BBA Emlyon Business School

Marketing of innovation-Specialized master “Innovation and Technology management” Emlyon Business School

Technology and research management-Specialized master “Innovation and Technology management” Emlyon Business School

Synthesis course-Specialized master “Innovation and Technology management” Emlyon Business School

Communications & SeminarsTop


 Rostain, M., & Fayolle, A. (2018). L’effet combiné de la culture organisationnelle et de la culture industrielle sur l’orientation entrepreneuriale.In Altintas, G., Kustosz, I., Les dynamiques organisationnelles de l’entrepreneuriat. Caen, Edition EMS.

 Rostain, M., & Fayolle, A. (2017). Entrepreneur et organisation.In Uzunidis, D., Tiran, A.,Dictionnaire économique de l’entrepreneur(p273-277). Paris, Editions Classiques Garnier



AOM-Academy of Management-Doctoral consortium

EGOS-European Group for Organizational Studies-Paper presentation “Escaping Coercive Bureaucracy”

PROS-International Process Symposium-Paper presentation “Escaping Coercive Bureaucracy”


SMS Special conference- Strategic Management Society- Doctoral consortium

AOM-Academy of Management-Paper presentation “The combined effect of national and organizational culture on EO: a meta-analysis” with Fayolle, A.


SMS Special conference- Strategic Management Society-Doctoral consortium

ESU-Entrepreneurship Summer University-Paper presentation “Examining the impact of organizational culture on entrepreneurial orientation: a meta-analysis”


EGOS-European Group for Organisation Studies-Paper presentation “Voicers in innovation’s projects: their impacts on changes” with Royer I.